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Drug Arrest (Circa 1990)
Corporate Power Brokers

Corporate Power Brokers – The Legal Perspective (Part V)

I’m one of the lucky ones. Lawyers don’t often find themselves in situations where they can truly feel proud of the work they do. That’s not to say lawyers should feel ashamed of the work they do. In fact, the opposite is true. Practicing law is a noble profession. However, […]

Corporate Power Brokers – The Arbitration “Shock & Awe” (Part III)
Corporate Power Brokers

Corporate Power Brokers – The Arbitration “Shock & Awe” (Part III)

The battle lines were drawn. We were headed for an expedited arbitration hearing. I was to be represented by Winnipeg Police Association lawyer Mr Keith LaBossiere.  Mr Michael Jack was to represent the City and Police Service.  The arbitrator – Mr Arne Peltz, from all accounts, a non-biased, intelligent, experienced professional. […]

Corporate Power Brokers – The Winds of War (Part II)
Corporate Power Brokers

Corporate Power Brokers – The Winds of War (Part II)

The Elizabeth Lafantaisie murder was the seventh (7th) reported homicide in 2011. The good news was we managed to solve all seven (7) cases achieving a 100% solvency rate. The bad news was scuttlebutt around the station indicated the Executive of the Police Service would not be implementing any of the […]

Corporate Power Brokers – How to Beat Them at Their Own Game (Part I)
Corporate Power Brokers

Corporate Power Brokers – How to Beat Them at Their Own Game (Part I)

In the Spring of 2009 I accepted one of two coveted positions of Sergeant in charge of the Winnipeg Police Service’s Homicide Unit. The City of Winnipeg has long been considered the Murder Capital of Canada (per capita) and often ranks #1 in the Country when it comes to violent […]